Read “Me and White Supremacy” in Community

Several students resonated with that learning, and together, the folks who identify as white in our community decided to read Layla Saad’s “Me and White Supremacy,” and we are now inviting members of our broader community to join in this work together, as we prepare for a spring semester of deeper work.

Voting as Spiritual Practice

This country needs you, and it needs your vote. This is not the time to be overwhelmed by the options, or to let lethargy take over. I also understand how much that is happening right now, and so we’re making ourselves available to walk alongside you. You are not alone in this. We are not alone in this. Thanks be to God.

Being Present in the World

Maybe you feel like you’ve been on high alert, too? Did you see that I made 2020 a hashtag? It’s been, hmmm, *something.* If we were first driven to our coping mechanisms by fear or anxiety or boredom, they’ve certainly now become habits. For me, constant scrolling is my go-to – when I’m bored, or scared, or anxious, or any number of things. I wonder what it is for you? 

Being Bold in the World

Have you seen the new season of Queer Eye on Netflix? I’ll admit that Queer Eye is one of my favorite shows and as Pride Month came to an end, I decided to re-watch the first episode that features fellow Lutheran, Pastor Noah Hepler.

Being Active in the World

The amazing thing about the early church is that its adherents understood the work they were doing in the world as much a part of “being church,” as when they were gathered together to pray and give thanks to God. They were always on the move, and their gatherings were always sending them out, into the world, to love and serve. This early church was on to something there too – not just because it’s the “right thing to do,” but because loving our neighbors, and being in our bodies, is good for us too.

Being Church in the World

Unlike other summers where we simply send you out to have new experiences and immerse yourselves in the places you are, we’re continuing to gather in small ways this summer, as a way to stay connected, and to accompany you through this extraordinary, “Ordinary Time” in your life. Here are some ways for you to stay connected, grow in your faith, and be the church in the world.

A Note about COVID-19 and LCM Programming

Read through this post on all updated info on LCM programming and COVID-19.

Why You Should Apply to be a Student Leader

As you envision your life in the next school year, the classes, jobs, and student groups, I strongly encourage you to apply to be a leader. Serving as a leader within LCM has been three years of personal growth, deep connection, and fulfillment that I wouldn’t change for anything.

Emily: A Reflection from the Border

I went into the Border Immersion trip very excited, but I was also not quite sure how I would feel coming out of it. I knew I was walking into a culture and a place in the world that I had no first-hand experience with.

A Warm Welcome to Dana!

On this Epiphany Day, where we celebrate the brilliant, darkness shattering light of Christ, we are beyond thrilled to announce that Dana Rademacher Hansen is joining the LCM-TC staff as our new Program Associate.